The Handy Law Answer Book

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$29.95  $27.85
Visible Ink Press
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7.36 X 9.26 X 0.91 inches | 1.49 pounds

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About the Author
David Hudson, Jr., J.D. is the author or co-author of over three dozen books, including The Handy American History Answer Book, The Handy Law Answer Book, and The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book, all from Visible Ink Press, as well as The Rehnquist Court: Understanding Its Impact and Legacy, and (as co-editor with John Vile and David Schultz) The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment. He works as a senior law clerk at the Tennessee Supreme Court and teaches classes at Vanderbilt Law School and the Nashville School of Law. Hudson earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Carla, who assists him greatly with her excellent research skills.
"Recommended for libraries and individuals who need an economically priced introduction to American legalese."-- Booklist

"For anyone who wants to know more about coping with our court system, credit and bankruptcy law, employment law, family law, or personal injury law ... an excellent guide ... highly recommend. Written in a way that is easy to understand, it will arm any reader with the knowledge of what to do in a wide variety of situations and what to expect."-- Bookviews

"The author is well-qualified. Overall, The Handy Law Answer Book does a nice job of introducing readers to the rules that govern our society and the practice of law. It is probably most useful as a general reference tool for those with a strong interest in history, government, politics, or legal studies."-- Christian Library Journal

"Using a question and brief answer format, this book answers every conceivable law query. The most potentially useful chapters focus on lawyers, lawsuits, criminal procedures, and credit and bankruptcy laws. Any reader with a legal issue will feel confident after learning the legalese that could be encountered in the court system."-- VOYA Reviews

"How many times have you slapped yourself on the forehead and said, Wish I knew the law pertaining to my credit information! Yeah, me neither. But when you really do need to know something about the law, a new reference book . . . is just the ticket."-- Wichita Falls Times Record News